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Virtual meets bring lockdown joy to Kepplegate

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The wonderful team at Kepplegate House Care Home in Preesall, Lancashire, have been hard at work thinking of innovative ways to make sure their residents, known as the Kepplegate family, stay entertained during the current pandemic. The lockdown has meant that the family are unable to have their usual visits from loved ones, however residents […]

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MHLE statement: Care homes must be cherished by society

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“Care homes must be cherished by society” My Home Life England welcomes the new proposed measures for social care outlined in Matt Hancock’s briefing on 15th April 2020. It is a huge relief to learn that all residents will now be tested for COVID-19 prior to their discharge from hospital, that all care home staff […]

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Covid-19: Voices from the care home frontline

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“I am worried about having no choice but having to work and putting myself and my children at risk but am grateful I can contribute on the frontline.” “We’ve shown as a team we can truly pull together when needed, it has made communication stronger… we are in this together and we are sticking together. […]

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‘Conversations with Care Homes’ – our new YouTube series

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Introducing ‘Conversations with Care Homes’ – the new YouTube channel from My Home Life England (MHLE). Our new MHLE YouTube channel has been set up to give care homes a much-needed voice, as well as strength, support and solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are thinking of everyone living, working and dying in care homes at […]

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Managers from NW London Homecare Cohort complete Leadership Support Programme

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11 care home managers from our North West London Homecare Cohort have completed the My Home Life (MHL) Leadership Support Programme, enhancing their professional development within the care sector. We are so proud of this fantastic group of individuals, who all showed huge passion and commitment to supporting their staff and improving quality of life […]

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SPACE QI training helps upskill care home staff on My Home Life Leadership and Development Programme

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An exciting new element known as SPACE QI was recently incorporated into the four day My Home Life Leadership and Professional Support Programme, to further upskill 50 care home staff and managers across Birmingham, Coventry, Hereford, Worcester and London, and support them to develop best practice in their care settings. The feedback was very positive! […]

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My Home Life programme leads to reduced NHS pressures

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A wider impact of the My Home Life Leadership and Professional Development programme is reduced pressures on the NHS. This is the conclusion of data recently gathered by NW London CCG Collaboration and shared with City, University of London. The My Home Life Leadership and Professional Development programme was delivered to 42 care home managers […]

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Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project

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My Home Life England (MHL) is delighted to announce that it is partnering with The Dunhill Medical Trust and The Linking Network (TLN) in an exciting £1M project to promote young people’s engagement with care homes for older people, through MHL and TLN’s Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Project. The project is being […]

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Cycling without age Bristol

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Cycling Without Age Bristol is a new, independent non-profit organisation (registered with Charity Commission, number 1182936). Our aim is to harness the pedal power of volunteer cycle-pilots to take local care homes residents out on free ‘Trishaw’ rides to feel the wind in their hair! The trishaw is a specially adapted, three-wheel cycle with a […]

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